What are the best guide dogs?

Asked By: Hermina Feeney
Date created: Mon, Mar 15, 2021 10:36 PM
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Guide dog breeds are chosen for temperament and trainability.

Today, Golden Retrievers, Labradors, and Golden Retriever/Labrador crosses are most likely to be chosen by service animal facilities.

Some schools, such as the Guide Dog Foundation, have added Standard Poodles to their breed registry.

Answered By: Faye Huel
Date created: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 12:39 AM
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Labradors, Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds have been and remain our most common pure breeds on the programme.

Historically the Golden Retriever crossed with the Labrador has produced the most successful guide dog of all, combining many of the great traits of both breeds.

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Labradors, golden retrievers and German shepherds have been and remain our most common pure breeds on the programme.

Historically the golden retriever crossed with the Labrador has produced the most successful guide dog of all, combining many of the great traits of both breeds.

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Labradors, golden retrievers and German shepherds have been and remain our most common pure breeds on the programme.

Historically the golden retriever crossed with the Labrador has produced the most successful guide dog of all, combining many of the great traits of both breeds.

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Although most Labrador Retrievers are predisposed by their breed to be good guide dogs, some have characteristics in their family line that make them less matched with the job.

The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals issues such certificates, as well as ratings that tell a potential owner about the dog's joint health.

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Labradors, Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds have been and remain our most common pure breeds on the programme.

Historically the Golden Retriever crossed with the Labrador has produced the most successful guide dog of all, combining many of the great traits of both breeds.

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Guide dogs (also known as service animals, assistance animals, or colloquially as seeing eye dogs) are assistance dogs trained to lead blind and visually impaired people around obstacles.

The human does the directing, based on skills acquired through previous mobility training.

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Guide dog breeds are chosen for temperament and trainability.

Today, Golden Retrievers, Labradors, and Golden Retriever/Labrador crosses are most likely to be chosen by service animal facilities.

Some schools, such as the Guide Dog Foundation, have added Standard Poodles to their breed registry.

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